Statin drugs: A trillion dollar fraud – Personal Liberty®

As we’ve been watching this flurry of articles and comments on the statin drug issue, it becomes clear that most people don’t understand the hugely negative influence industry has had on the prescription and sale of these drugs. Unsuspecting and uneducated, we have tended to blindly trust doctors who prescribe these drugs. It’s time to stop and educate ourselves.

Firstly we need to understand what cholesterol is and what its function is in the body. Cholesterol actually plays a critical role in body chemistry. As this article on the Personal Liberty website states

To suppress cholesterol levels with cholesterol drugs is to create degenerative disease.

Total sales of statin drugs is on a pace to reach $1 trillion by 2020, according to Dr. John Ioannidis, in an editorial he wrote for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JANA). This makes statins big business. But it’s business built on fraud and deceit.

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Changing Our Minds About Cholesterol

Go ahead, have that egg. Have several!

The nation’s top nutrition advisory panel has decided to drop its caution about eating cholesterol-laden food, a move that could undo almost 40 years of government warnings about its consumption.

The group’s finding that cholesterol in the diet need no longer be considered a “nutrient of concern” stands in contrast to the committee’s findings five years ago, the last time it convened. During those proceedings, as in previous years, the panel deemed the issue of excess cholesterol in the American diet a public health concern.

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